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Cuba Gooding Jr. Oscar Speech Behind The Scenes Is Better Than The Original

03/10/2014 11:58 EDT | Updated 03/10/2014 12:00 EDT

If the Oscars were more like this we would be happy to watch for four hours.

The behind the scenes video of the TV truck during Cuba Gooding Jr.'s 1996 Oscar acceptance speech really puts how exciting Ellen's selfie was into perspective. We'll take this over three million retweets any day.

Louis J. Horvitz is the man calling the shots in this clip. He's a legend in Hollywood who has directed the Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, Grammys, American Idol and much, much more.

What a f*#$ing opening.

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